Jay Sekulow, The Trump administration is prompting a lot of change in Washington. Now, there’s a new call to get to the bottom of the corruption inside the Internal Revenue Service’s well- coordinated scheme to target conservative organizations. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam have sent
At least 20 arrests were reported in California after violence broke out during a rally on Saturday demanding President Donald Trump release his full IRS returns. About 200 people were at a park in Berkeley when several fights broke out. Dozens of police officers in riot gear standing nearby quickly arrested one man. Others were
Jerome Corsi | Infowars, President may also ask Comey to resign. WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump signaled Hillary Clinton could yet be prosecuted, emphasizing the point by noting it was not yet too late to ask FBI Director James Comey to resign. “When Jim Comey came out, he saved Hillary Clinton. People don’t realize that.
Robert Knight, Less than three months into the Trump administration, the grand battle over the size, scope and purpose of the federal government is beginning. The seating of Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch will return the U.S. Supreme Court to a full complement and, it is hoped, respect for constitutional limitations on power –including its own.
Paul Jacob, The legitimate purpose of government? It is to protect citizens from force and fraud, to defend individuals against violent and criminal attacks on their persons and property, and, beyond that, to leave them at liberty to pursue their own happiness. Tyranny, conversely, is what we call governments that engage in force and fraud,
Bruce Bialosky, Right about now you are either leisurely enjoying your Sunday or in a panic because you have not filed your tax return. Most Americans are only concerned with when they are going to get their refund or that by next week they have to pay more taxes. I am here to tell you
Fred Lucas | Daily Signal, “If we saw more pressure from Congress, I think Koskinen would be gone” In the heart of tax season, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen will address the National Press Club next Wednesday even as many members of Congress question why someone who dodged impeachment during the Obama administration continues
Victor Davis Hanson, In the 1934 romantic movie “Death Takes a Holiday,” Death assumes human form for three days, and the world turns chaotic. The same thing happens when the law goes on a vacation. Rules are unenforced or politicized. Citizens quickly lose faith in the legal system. Anarchy follows — ensuring that there can
Hans A. von Spakovsky, One can argue about whether public officials should be expected to release their tax returns. Frankly, as a former public official at the Federal Election Commission, I believe we’ve gone way too far in denying officials any semblance of a private life. I don’t care what President Donald Trump’s tax returns
Candidate Donald Trump ran on massive regulatory rollbacks. And won thereon. Since being sworn in, he’s – in very un-Washington-D.C.-fashion – adhered to and started implementing his campaign promises. Including his regulatory rollbacks – pledging cuts of “75% or more.” Serious business. His Cabinet almost inarguably is the most deregulatory in our nation’s history. To
Nearly two months into the Trump administration, the IRS commissioner House Republicans once threatened with impeachment remains on the job. John Koskinen’s continued tenure may be surprising, considering how aggressively Republicans went after him under the Obama administration. But despite a sustained push by congressional Republicans to oust the IRS chief before his five-year term
Lloyd Billingsley, The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting. President Donald Trump has charged that the previous president tapped his phones during the 2016 election campaign. With Democrats and the old-line establishment media in a fury, the people would do well to recall the 44th president’s high-tech harassment of journalists and his legacy of lies. “If